Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)
We are pleased to be able to offer health and safety qualifications ranging from level 1 through to level 4, depending on the requirements of your learners.
Ensuring staff members are effectively trained in health and safety procedures is extremely important for employers. This is to ensure they have the correct systems in place to ensure a healthy and safe working environment for employees and any other people who may be affected by their business activities.
Those achieving a health and safety qualification will develop the appropriate knowledge and attitude to contribute to an organisation’s safe operations. Our current suite of health and safety qualifications have been created to help your businesses train staff in preventative approaches to hazards and in promoting a positive health and safety culture. They are also designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own responsibilities and how they contribute to the effective maintenance of health and safety policies.
Is it for me ?
This qualification is designed to provide learners with knowledge of the basic health and safety practices essential in the workplace. The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the responsibilities and employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment, common causes of and how to reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in the workplace, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health occurrences. The qualification can be taken as a stand-alone or as part of a wider programme of training, it is suitable for learners aged 14+ and has one mandatory unit to complete.
How long will it take ?
This qualification is usually achieved by taking a one-day classroom-based course, however, it can also be achieved through a variety of other methods including blended, distance and e-learning.
The qualification provides learners with an understanding in the responsibilities of employers and employees, the benefits of good health and safety, steps to a risk assessment and how they can reduce accidents, near misses and ill-health, typical hazards and controls in a workplace, common causes of accidents, near misses and ill-health, emergency procedures and the importance of recording accidents, near misses and ill-health.
It is assessed by a multiple-choice examination, where the learner must answer at least 12 out of 20 questions correctly. The examination will take a maximum of 45 minutes to complete.
Learners will receive a Highfield Level 2 Award in Health and Safety (RQF) upon successfully completing the course.
Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as: • HABC Level 2 Award in Risk Assessment • HABC Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace
There is an E-learning option available with this course
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